Blessed Jean Laurens



Norbertine canon of the Averbode monastery near Diest, Brabant (in modern Belgium). Ordained in 1574. Sub-prior of his house and master of novices, he was known for instilling a zeal for the faith in his charges by his pious personal example. Vicar of Hechtel, Limburg, Belgium in 1586 when he was imprisoned by Protestants at war with the Church.


  • 1548 in Miskom, Kortenaken, Vlaams, Brabant, Flanders (in modern Belgium)


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Jean Laurens“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 December 2015. Web. 22 October 2016. <>